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How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3, React and the REST API (part 2)

How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3, React and the REST API (part 2)

This is article 2 of 2 in the series “How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3” Have you ever wondered how to get React working with the WordPress…

Peter Tasker

Oct 31, 2017

WordPress REST API versus Custom Request Handlers

Last year I wrote a blog post comparing the performance of using admin-ajax.php and the WordPress REST API, and found that the REST API was about 16% faster than using…

Matt Shaw

Jun 6, 2017

Comparing WordPress REST API Performance to admin-ajax.php

Since the introduction of the WordPress REST API, many plugin developers have started converting their plugins to use the REST API instead of the older AJAX API (admin-ajax.php). Aside from…

Matt Shaw

Aug 3, 2016

Creating a WordPress Theme using the REST API and Vue.js

After attending the Day of REST conference a couple of weeks ago I was inspired to dive in to the WordPress REST API and test it out. On the day…

Gilbert Pellegrom

Feb 23, 2016

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WP REST API Part 2.5: Using it in WordPress 4.4

This is article 3 of 3 in the series “WP REST API” WordPress 4.4 is set to be released in the next couple of weeks, and is bringing with it…

Jeff

Dec 1, 2015

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WP REST API Part 2: Customizing Default Endpoints and Adding New Ones

This is article 2 of 3 in the series “WP REST API” In the first installment of this series I created a very basic React Native app utilizing WordPress and…

Jeff

Sep 2, 2015

WP REST API Part 1: Creating a Mobile App with WP-API and React Native

This is article 1 of 3 in the series “WP REST API” The WP REST API is a WordPress plugin that intends to be eventually integrated into WordPress’ core as…

Jeff

Jul 21, 2015